A Capital State: Five Facts That Prove Pennsylvania Is Number One


Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States, and while Pennsylvania can no longer lay claim to the seat of our country’s government, our state is still tops in a number of agriculturally related products. You might say PA is a capital state! Here are 5 facts that prove Pennsylvania is number one!


PA is known as the snack food capital of the world; snack foods generate more than $5.1 billion in sales annually


Indiana County is known as the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World”


#1 in mushroom production; PA produces 65% of the US mushroom supply


Hershey, PA is the chocolate capital of the world. Chocolate and cocoa products are PA’s top exported product, worth $545 million


Philadelphia was the 1st capital of the United States